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Bottling Night's Air

November 11, 2009
By despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670


I wish I could bottle
The night air's breath
And make it my own
So as to embrace its seamless perfection.

It is the breath of apple cider
And pumpkin hearts,
Bales of grasses
And bonfire emotions.

Love whirls around,
A spirit engulfing my body and mind.
Simplicity bears herself,
A teacher to my doings.

I wish I could bottle the cool night
Of Pleasure's temperament
So I could relive its comfort
To settle Thought's chaos.

I want to feel its arms around me,
Soothing my jumping being,
And I want to feel its inhaling perfume
Smoothing the tendrils of my hair against the softness of my face.


The author's comments:
I needed help calming down and the night inspired this in me. Thank you so much for reading, and please leave your comments, I love reading them! Thanks so much!

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